The Hall of Famers’ stories shared in the Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience reference specific significant events and achievements. The links provided below offer further information to aid in-class discussions and facilitate further research interests.  

It should be noted that the links provided are not an exhaustive list and that some of the language is neither reflective of terminology used by Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame nor Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Alex Decoteau

1917 Battle of Passchendaele

Alex Decoteau Remembrance Run, Walk or Wheel

Sharon Anne & Shirley Firth

Canada at the Olympic Winter Games

Waneek Horn-Miller

Oka Crisis

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Pan Am Games  –

Bill Isaacs

Mann Cup

Joseph Benjamin Keeper

Battle of Cambrai in 1917

107th Timber Wolf Battalion

Norway House Cree Nation

Chief Wilton Littlechild

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada –

Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada –

Tom Longboat       

Boston Marathon

Tom Longboat

Harry Manson

Snuneymuxw First Nation


Alwyn Morris

Olympic Education

Canada at the Olympic Summer Games

Gaylord Powless


Ross Powless

Six Nations of the Grand River

Six Nations of the Grand River

Bryan Trottier

The Stanley Cup

Creation of the Tom Longboat Award & Tom Longboat Award Recent Recipients

Tom Longboat Awards

Tom Longboat Nomination Form

Indigenous Games

North American Indigenous Games 

Arctic Winter Games

World Indigenous Games ‘We have so much to offer’: World Indigenous Games comes to Alberta this summer –  

Additional Resources

Order of Canada

Order of Sport